pg209 Question 2 How can becoming a member of a crowd affect a persons behavior

Pg209 question 2 how can becoming a member of a crowd

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(pg.209) Question 2: How can becoming a member of a crowd affect a person’s behavior? Explain using social psychological principles from module 19 of your textbook. (1 pt.) TYPE YOUR ANSWER HERE. Base your answer on textbook and video information. Do not answer using your personal opinions. 2) Becoming a member of a crowd can affect a person’s behavior. People tend to become more aggressive, lose their own identity, and become more willing to commit acts of violence and vandalism. (pg. 211) Question 3: How did Scout defuse the tension? Using social psychological principles from module 19 of your textbook, explain your answer thoroughly. (1 pt.) TYPE YOUR ANSWER HERE. Base your answer on textbook and video information. Do not answer using your personal opinions. 3) Scout defused the tension by addressing Walter Cunningham, striking
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up a conversation and making a more personal connection. Asking Mr. Cunningham about his son, made him become more self-aware and personalizing the situation, which allowed him a moment to be aware of his behavior. This, making him more sensitive, told the rest of the crowd “lets clear out of here” diffusing the situation. (pg. 212 & 213) Question 4: For activity 4, you viewed the video, Role Playing: The Power of the Situation. Philip Zimbardo explains how the Stanford Prison Experiment illustrates the process of deindividuation covered in module 19. View this video again by clicking on the link.
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  • Spring '17
  • Wendy Smith
  • Psychology, Sociology, Stanford prison experiment, Philip Zimbardo, Milgram experiment, personal opinions

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